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MISM

Information Systems Management

Application Deadline

  • Fall: Mar 1
  • Contact Information

    790 TNRB
    801-422-5602
    mism@byu.edu
    Website
    Admission Requirements
    Required Test
    GMAT

    Admission Requirements
    1. Pre-management courses: introduction to economics (micro and macro), introduction to statistics, introduction to financial and managerial accounting, introductory course in Java or equivalent, and introduction to management information systems.
    2. Pre-systems courses: equivalents of courses in systems analysis, database systems, principles of business programming, data communication, systems design and implementation, enterprise application development, and business processes and controls.
    3. 3.0 overall GPA

    Program Requirements
    The MISM program is designed for students who want professional careers in information systems. Students seek employment with consulting firms, accounting firms, industrial organizations, and not-for-profit entities performing a variety of services, such as understanding the information needs of an organization, designing, developing, and implementing information systems to meet specified requirements, administering the information systems function, auditing an information system, and formulating an information systems master plan to effectively utilize information technology throughout an organization.


    Requirements for the MISM Degree.

    • MISM requirements: IS 531550551552555560, 562, GSCM 530, HRM 540, STRAT 560, MSB 572; 21 elective hours from any approved MSM courses not already selected or from other courses as approved by the graduate program coordinator.
    Program Outcomes
    1. Apply Knowledge of Information Systems and Business
    Program graduates will apply knowledge of information systems as well as general business to bridge the gap between technical and business personnel.

    2. Create and Manage Organizational Technical Functions
    Acquire, deploy, maintain, and manage, information technology systems, infrastructure, security, resources, and services

    3. Make Informed Business and Technical Decisions
    Graduates will be able to make informed business and technical decisions and solve unstructured problems in a rapidly changing environment.

    4. Develop Lifelong Learning Skills
    Graduates will be prepared to pursue lifelong learning.

    Program Stats
    Characteristics of Students from Past Academic Year
    Total Students 147.0
    International 13.0
    Male 120.0
    Female 27.0
    LDS 146.0
    BYU Undergraduate 3.0
    Three Year Average Test Scores of Admitted Student
    GMAT Composite Score 584.0
    Five Year Average of Graduated Students
    Average Years to Degree 1.89
    Graduated Per Year 18.2
    GMAT Quantitative Percentile 67.5
    Five Year Average of Admitted Students
    Applied Per Year 147.6
    Admitted Per Year 140.8
    Percent Admitted 95.39
    Average GPA 3.49